Waste management

Circular Economy in Bangladesh’s Apparel Industry (CREATE)

Research project The global system of production and consumption of clothing accounts for approximately 4 to 6% of global GHG emissions, equivalent to international flights and maritime shipping combined, and contributes 20% of industrial water pollution. The global ...
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Sustainable and efficient insect production for livestock feed through selective breeding (FLYgene)

Research project Interest in insect rearing for livestock feed is growing globally, including in Kenya and Uganda where the booming livestock sector has necessitated feed importation. Insect rearing offers climate-friendly bio-waste conversion as insects can thrive o ...
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Carbon cApture for microbial Protein synthesis in Burkina Faso (CAP-BFA)

Research project CAP-BFA project aims at contributing both to mitigate climate change and to enhance adaptive capacities of food (fodder) production in Burkina Faso. It will develop innovative technical solutions and build internationally and locally anchored researc ...
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Circular Retrofitting for Sustainable Industrialization (GeckoCIR)

Research project The Gecko project aims to provide scientific insights and an algorithm for designing and projecting high-circular eco-industrial parks in Kenya. The project investigates if and under what conditions developing countries such as Kenya may gain environ ...
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(AgroVal) Sustainable valorisation of agro-industrial residues through integration of food, bioproducts and bio-energy production

Research project In the equatorial East African region (EA) including Tanzania, Kenya and Ethiopia, agriculture accounts for 80%, with coffee and sisal as the most important crops with 600 kiloton coffee and 100 kiloton sisal ropes produced annually. The related crop ...
Period: 2022-03-1 to 2026-05-31 Countries: Kenya Tanzania Lead institution: Technical University of Denmark (DTU), Denmark Partner institutions: Nelson Mandela African Institute of Science and Technology (NM-AIST), Tanzania Pwani University, Kenya Project code: 21-07-DTU Total grant: 11,998,331 DKK
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Circular Bioeconomy for the Kenyan Dairy Sector

Research project The idea of circular bioeconomy (CBE) is gaining broad interest as global environmental challenges become monumental and demand a shift from linear production-consumption models to circular models. CBE is particularly relevant for lower-middle income ... First year report The kick-off meeting of the VALORISE project was succesfully held at the ICIPE Campus, Kasarani, Nairobi 14-15 June 2022, organised by the African Centre of Technology Studies. The event also marked the first physical meeting of ...
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Port Effectiveness and Public Private Cooperation for Competitiveness (PEPP II)

Research project Our PEPP II team aims to enhance the competitiveness of Tema Port by providing new knowledge about how port clusters, gender imbalances, communication, and sustainability intertwine. Thereby, we create the potential for a more diverse and effective P ...
Period: 2022-01-16 to 2025-01-15 Countries: Ghana Lead institution: Aalborg University (AAU), Denmark Partner institutions: University of Ghana (UG), Ghana Project code: 21-M04-AU Total grant: 4,998,813 DKK
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Circular economy to minimize waste challenges in Indonesia

Research project Indonesia presents a complex household solid waste management challenge; its cities generate 105,000 tons of solid waste daily. Further, tons of waste end up in the ocean, making the nation a major contributor to plastic pollution. Recent research st ...
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